Four Weekends: From Friday, October 25, 2013 to Sunday, November 24, 2013, the film tour L.A. Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema is making its last stop in Atlanta. It is a collection of 36 feature and short films created by a group of African and African American film students enrolled in the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television beginning in the late 1960s who were determined to respond to the political turmoil of their time with an imaginative and entirely independent cinema. The Tour is brought to Atlanta by Emory University's Film and Media Studies deptartment, the Atlanta Film Festival and liquid blackness, a new research initiative for the Communication Department at Georgia State University. Several filmmakers, including pioneer Haile Gerima, as well as two of the Tour curators will be attending and interacting with the public. All the screenings will be held at Emory's White Hall except for the opening night at the Plaza Theater. More information available at liquidblackness.com.
The Plaza Theatre; 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30303*
White Hall, Emory Univerisity; 301 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322
The Atlanta Film Festival is a membership-based 501(c)(3) arts non-profit with a mission to lead the community in creative and cultural discovery through the moving image. ATLFF presents a diverse slate of year-round offerings for film-lovers, filmmakers, and industry professionals. Year round programs —screenings, parties, panels, workshops, and other educational events –provide a forum for building the community of film lovers and film supporters. By bringing audiences and filmmakers together, the Festival has the opportunity to broaden the perspective of both artists and moviegoers.